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Multiple searches, tips fail to find missing northern Minnesota 13-year-old
Duluth City Council approves aid for apartment complex
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
Charges: Minnesota man kidnapped baby to try to get girlfriend back
ND father doing better in burn unit after losing his kids in fire
st louis county
2016 shipping season ends below average
Ikonics posts loss for 2016
Property Transactions for Feb. 27, 2017
Bankruptcies for Feb. 27, 2017
The Memo: What to know in business this week for Feb. 27
Kings, mumps can't stop Wild
Girls hockey all-star game tonight
Trade energizes playoff-bound Wild
Prep playoff schedule
Shocking Oscars gaffe: How the wrong Best Picture winner was announced
A DIVERSE FOCUS: Photographer brings multicultural roots to work on and off campus
GROWING TOGETHER: Gardening, the world's leading pastime
Which ice-melt product is least harmful to plant, pet and human kind?
A look at why clothes shrink in the dryer
Andrew Wesley Weitzell
Donald and Diana Snyder
Dave and Louise Gartzke
Edna R. Lange
Robert A. Fluguear
Elaine J. Borich
John L. Arbuckle
Judi M. Blundell
Reader's View: Islands advocate was a true leader
Reader's View: Homeless shouldn't be treated like second class
Tuesday's with Mitch: Video exposes teachers, but who was holding the camera?
Our View: Jet snub won't doom Duluth
Duluth group sounds off about deer management preferences
Field reports: Eagles, sharpshins among high counts last fall at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory
Ask a conservation officer: When do fishing licenses expire?
Houston's fishing report
Outdoors Notes for Feb. 26, 2017
Pets of the Week
Through Readers' Eyes
Seniors showered with Valentine's love
February 23, 2017
Evening, morning power outages blamed on ice, equipment and squirrel
A major power outage that affected much of eastern Duluth Wednesday night and reoccurred on Thursday morning is being blamed on a combination of malfunctioning equipment, ice buildup on lines and a squirrel that made contact with a wire. Minnesota Power said their crews responded...
February 23, 2017 - 11:00am
Large power outage affects parts of eastern Duluth
Minnesota Power crews worked into the night Wednesday to restore power to several thousand customers in parts of eastern Duluth. Residents were without power in Duluth’s Chester Park, Hunters Park, Morley Heights, Endion, Congdon Park and Lakeside neighborhoods beginning at about...
February 23, 2017 - 1:04am
February 15, 2017
Allete profits up in 2016
Allete Inc. posted a profit of $155.3 million in 2016, a 10 percent increase from the year before despite a drop in revenue. The Duluth-based company and parent of Minnesota Power had $1.34 billion in operating revenue last year, compared to $1.49 billion in 2015. The 2016 earnings...
February 15, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 1, 2017
Local View: Minnesota Power powers communities in more ways than one
I want to add to the News Tribune's Jan. 25 "Our View" editorial, "Don't take for granted our headquartered utility." Our region, specifically through support for the Northland Foundation, has seen incredible value from the "community engagement" and "benefits" that Minnesota Power...
February 1, 2017 - 12:16am
January 31, 2017
'Stove Swap' program targets dirty wood stoves
If you own a wood-burning stove that was built prior to 1990, chances are that you could benefit from an upgrade to a newer, more efficient stove....
January 31, 2017 - 5:12pm
January 26, 2017
Allete increases quarterly dividend
Minnesota Power's parent Allete Inc. increased dividend rates to reward and attract investors this week while ongoing rate cases look to extract more money from customers. The board of directors for the Duluth-based company increased the quarterly dividend by 3 percent to 53.5 cents...
January 26, 2017 - 12:18am
January 24, 2017
Our View: Don't take for granted our headquartered utility
Last year, with a triple-whammy rate hike proposal, fee increase and rate shift all threatening to do a number on our electric bills, Minnesota...
January 24, 2017 - 12:28am
January 3, 2017
Allete adds more North Dakota wind power
Allete Clean Energy will expand its North Dakota wind-generating capacity in 2018 with the addition of up to 16 new wind turbines at its Thunder Spirit wind farm. Allete announced Tuesday that it will add the new wind generators to increase capacity from 43 turbines generating about...
January 3, 2017 - 5:39pm
December 15, 2016
Minnesota Power interim rate hike approved
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday approved Minnesota Power's request to raise electric rates for its customers on an interim...
December 15, 2016 - 4:06pm
December 11, 2016
Minnesota Power exploring drone use
Power costs getting out of hand? The robots are here to help. Minnesota Power is studying the use of drones to help commercial and industrial...
December 11, 2016 - 9:00pm
November 19, 2016
With temperatures in teens and 20s, thousands in northern Minnesota still without power
Thousands of Minnesotans remained without power Saturday morning -- as temperatures dropped into the teens and 20s -- after the winter storm that moved through the region Friday downed trees and power lines Lake Country Power reported about 7,900 customers without service as of 8:45...
November 19, 2016 - 8:52am
Allete adds another water company
U.S. Water Services, an industrial water management company owned by Duluth-based Allete Inc., announced Friday it has purchased a Southern California water treatment company. Water & Energy Systems Technology Inc., or WEST, produces water treatment chemicals and engineering services...
November 19, 2016 - 12:01am
November 16, 2016
Permit approved for Minnesota Power transmission line
The U.S. Department of Energy on Wednesday announced it has issued a so-called presidential permit giving federal approval for Minnesota Power's...
November 16, 2016 - 6:22pm
November 7, 2016
Duluth caps electric franchise fee, saving Verso $390,000
Heeding concerns that a proposed franchise fee could jeopardize the future of Verso Corp.'s paper mill in West Duluth and the 260 jobs it provides,...
November 7, 2016 - 9:33pm
November 4, 2016
Allete posts $40.3 million quarterly profit; drop from 2015
While customers may be frustrated with the recent proposed rate increase from Minnesota Power, shareholders didn't have much love for the company on Friday either. Allete Inc., the utility's parent company, reported a third-quarter profit of $40.3 million. That's a big drop from...
November 4, 2016 - 5:50pm